Prager Metis Partner Joseph Rust Named Business Managers Elite

Press Releases | Joseph Rust | Nov 01, 2017

October 27, 2017 – Los Angeles, CA— Prager Metis CPAs, an independent, full-service public accounting and consulting firm with offices in the U.S. and London, is very proud to announce that Partner, Joseph Rust has been named Variety Magazine Business Managers Elite 2017.

This is the second year Mr. Rust has been named Variety’s Business Managers Elite. It spotlights how the assets of high-net-worth individuals in the entertainment industry are protected and enhanced. This feature profiles the key business managers who work with high-profile showbiz creatives and executives. It showcases how they manage their clients’ properties and portfolios for maximum growth, and how they tailor investment strategies to the particular needs of the entertainment business.

“We are very proud and honored to have Joseph Rust named to Variety’s Business Managers Elite for the second year.”, says David Neste, Chairman of the Board of the Prager Metis’, “Joe is a wonderful business manager and this award showcases Prager Metis’ dedication to the entertainment industry and business management.”

Joseph Rust is a Partner in the Advisory Services Department of Prager Metis CPAs, a member of Prager Metis International Group LLC. He also serves as Regional Managing Partner for California.  He has been practicing since 1984.

Mr. Rust has an expertise in several areas of the entertainment field working on behalf of recording artists, songwriters, music publishers, and entertainers, as well as executives. His specialties include royalty and profit participation examinations, copyright and intellectual property valuations, financial due diligence, licensing examinations, and business management. Mr. Rust takes great pride in providing high-value service to his clients including acting in a strategic planning role for his business management clients and as an advocate for his royalty and profit participation clients.

“I take such pride in developing a trusting relationship with my clients,” Says Joseph Rust, Partner of Prager Metis, “it’s an incredible honor to be recognized for this by Variety Magazine as a Business Managers Elite 2017.”

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